Mixed Media

August 2010

Regime Change Via Music Video?

Recently, Canadian band Blurred Vision covered (or, re-released) Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick in the Wall” in order to protest the brutal, autocratic and clerical

Quest for Fire - “Set Out Alone” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Quest for Fire's Chad Ross: "Wide open spaces of dreamy hard rock, quiet sweet moments, and pounding psych straight from the Canadian heart."

LXD 1x08 “Elliot’s Shoes”

An unsuspecting young man discovers a pair of magical shoes that compel him to dance.

Joy As a Toy - “Disco Dog”

If you miss Stereolab and Mr. Bungle—and I think we all do—then you owe it to yourself to give a listen to “Disco

Virgin Mobile’s New LG Rumor Touch Phone (Sponsor)

SPONSORED POST—The new LG Rumor Touch is full-featured smart phone with 2 MB pixel camera and slide-out keyboard that makes surfing the web, posting to

Scissor Sisters News Broadcast (ft. Jane Fonda, Kylie Minogue & Juliette Lewis)

The Scissor Sisters’ third album Night Work might be garnering some mixed reviews (which is to say that it did from me, here at PopMatters,

Christmas in August with Fred Schneider

Is it too early to get excited for Christmas? The B-52’s Fred Schneider is back, in all his Snuggie-clad glory, fronting a new band

Perry Farrell Interviews X Japan’s Yoshiki

Metal/visual-kei superstars X Japan are performing in the United States for only the second time in their long history this weekend at Lollapalooza 2010. Festival

Vincent Minor - “Heavy Metal Lover” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Los Angeles' Vincent Minor (known as Michael Mangia in a previous life) channels the Great American Songbook via Tin Pan Alley and Brill Building in his catchy pop tunes.

Gasoline Silver - “It’s All Over but the Cryin’” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

Minneapolis' Gasoline Silver are a rawk band drawing influences from '70s American punk and a bit of British blues rock and Stax soul.

July 2010

//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2016: Executing 'The Deed'

// Moving Pixels

"It's just so easy to kill someone in a video game that it's surprising when a game makes murder difficult.

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